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June 2020 Medical Records News Roundup

We’ve rounded up the top medical records industry articles from the month of June 2020. Check out industry highlights from the last month below. CMS Creates New Office of Burden… Read More

Security Best Practices for Remote Medical Records Workers

As medical practices and hospitals pivot due to COVID-19, many workers are being asked to work remotely for the first time. In turn, scammers have been taking note and have… Read More

Cybersecurity Considerations for Medical Practices During COVID-19

During the coronavirus pandemic, providers are doing their best to operate as normal as possible to avoid delays in patient care. Security continues to be a critical piece of maintaining… Read More

Court Ruling Creates a Win-Win for Patients and Healthcare Organizations

In 2003, a federal law called the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed, creating national standards for protecting sensitive patient health information.  Among other things, HIPAA set rules and limits… Read More

42 CFR PART 2 MEDICAL REQUESTS

With the United States placing emphasis on fighting The Opioid Crisis, more and more substance abuse treatment centers and care providers are being established in communities across the U.S.  As… Read More

Subpoenas and SAMHSA

Ask a healthcare professional to disregard HIPAA and age-old policies on how to handle medical records, and you’ll probably be met with a confused stare.  However, that is a possibility… Read More